Exercise: Override Data Types

If you want to choose what data type a certain field has, the Override Data Type feature makes this easy. For more detailed information, please see Using the Override Data Type feature.


  1. Right click AW Data Source node
  2. Select Override Data Types from the drop-down list
  3. Click Add button
  4. In the Convert from frame, Select Contains (ignore case) in the Data Type drop-down box
  5. Type money in the text box to the right
  6. In the Convert to frame, select Float in the Data Type drop-down box
  7. Type 53 in the Fractional Digits box and click OK